US Foods Retains Hanold Associates for Head of Diversity & Inclusion Search

Hanold Associates is leading the search for US Foods’ Head of Diversity & Inclusion based in the Chicago area. Jason Hanold, Katrina Prospero and Sandra Peña are leading the search.

The Head of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) is responsible for leading the design and execution of US Foods’ company-wide D&I strategy. Reporting to Senior Vice President of Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness, Alyson Margulies, this leader will work to enhance and implement a three-year roadmap to deliver programs, solutions and connections to enable a more engaged workforce, leveraging D&I to create a culture of inclusion and belonging.

Headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, and generating more than $25.9 billion in annual revenue, US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading food service distributor. It markets and distributes fresh, frozen and dry food and non-food products to food service customers throughout the United States. The company’s customers include independently owned single- and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities and retail locations.

US Foods partners with approximately 300,000 restaurants and food service operators to help their businesses succeed, providing approximately 400,000 fresh, frozen and dry food stock-keeping units (SKUs) as well as non-food items, sourced from over 6,000 suppliers. With over 28,000 associates, more than 70 locations and a fleet of approximately 7,000 trucks, US Foods provides its customers with broad and innovative food offerings and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions.

Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search is the leading retained boutique executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include the National Football League, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Dick’s Sporting Goods, McDonald’s, Major League Baseball, Kellogg, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, SC Johnson, eBay, Moderna, Hillrom, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, CNA Insurance, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW, Nike, Zoom, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and Ford Motor Company, among others.